The time to Rock is nigh

Arc System Works’ has entered its final advertising and marketing chapter for upcoming preventing sequel Guilty Gear Strive. After an extended wait, some thrilling character reveals, some fan frustrations, and an eventual delay, the wild roster of the GG universe is ready to let rip on PC and PlayStation platforms June 11.

The writer held one final beta this weekend in an effort to stress-test the effectiveness of GG Strive’s rollback netcode — a key element in ArcSys’ plan to make the brand new sequel a hit throughout the world preventing recreation neighborhood. In addition to its run of crash course character guides, ArcSys additionally dropped a brand new video giving newcomers a quick overview of Guilty Gear‘s storyline. For a deeper take a look at the GG universe, you should definitely check out our own Zach Bennett’s in-depth guide to the collection’ world and roster.

ArcSys clearly hopes GG Strive will likely be a jumping-off level for newcomers, with the sequel going all out with a considerably stripped-down playstyle, a brand new rating system, a number of beta exams, and what may flip out to be the perfect netcode in collection’ historical past. At coronary heart, nonetheless, Guilty Gear stays a fancy preventing recreation, that includes mechanics and depths far faraway from the Street Fighters and Mortal Kombats of the world. With its anime-heavy aesthetic, wild soundtrack, and thrilling solid of characters, GG Strive may achieve discovering a brand new viewers come June, securing its future within the FGC for the brand new era and past.

Guilty Gear Strive launches on PS4, PS5, and PC June 11. Players who buy both the Deluxe or Ultimate Editions will obtain early entry to the title on June 8. Let’s Rock.